Click Here
home features news forums classifieds faqs links search
5760 members 
Amiga Q&A /  Free for All /  Emulation /  Gaming / (Latest Posts)
Login

Nickname

Password

Lost Password?

Don't have an account yet?
Register now!

Support Amigaworld.net
Your support is needed and is appreciated as Amigaworld.net is primarily dependent upon the support of its users.
Donate

Menu
Main sections
Home
Features
News
Forums
Classifieds
Links
Downloads
Extras
OS4 Zone
IRC Network
AmigaWorld Radio
Newsfeed
Top Members
Amiga Dealers
Information
About Us
FAQs
Advertise
Polls
Terms of Service
Search

IRC Channel
Server: irc.amigaworld.net
Ports: 1024,5555, 6665-6669
SSL port: 6697
Channel: #Amigaworld
Channel Policy and Guidelines

Who's Online
30 crawler(s) on-line.
 18 guest(s) on-line.
 2 member(s) on-line.


 CygnusEd,  Revener

You are an anonymous user.
Register Now!
 CygnusEd:  3 mins ago
 Revener:  3 mins ago
 DiscreetFX:  7 mins ago
 ErikBauer:  14 mins ago
 matthey:  15 mins ago
 Comi:  20 mins ago
 MichaelMerkel:  35 mins ago
 evilFrog:  51 mins ago
 PhantomInterrogative:  59 mins ago
 amisteph:  1 hr 2 mins ago

Miscellaneous News   Miscellaneous News : Bonus Commodore Chapter Now Available
   posted by elatour on 14-Jul-2006 2:02:12 (1703 reads)
I just got this e-mail from Variant Press, the publisher of the excellent book "On the Edge: the Spectacular Rise and Fall of Commodore".

Quote:
I hope you've enjoyed reading "On the Edge". This email is to inform you that the first bonus chapter is now available freely online. This chapter fits somewhere between Chapter One and Chapter Two, right after the 6502 development and before the Commodore acquisition. The content includes the early development computers by MOS Technology (and later Commodore) and the beginning of the personal software industry. You can download the chapter from www.commodorebook.com in the bonus section.




Quote:
Readers of "On the Edge" can also benefit from an exclusive 10% discount on the brand new Amiga Forever 2006. The DVD set that is part of the Premium Edition of Amiga Forever has some incredible footage from the early Amiga days. To take advantage of this offer, which applies to all editions of Amiga Forever, order from www.amigaforever.com before July 31st, 2006, and enter "SUPPLIEDCODE" in the Discount Coupon field of the order form.

Variant Press

If you haven't yet ordered and read this excellent book, do yourself a favour buy it, register with Variant Press and enjoy a great read! BTW: I obviously did not supply the discount code I was given in the e-mail, but you might be able to get one if you order now and register with the site if you're so inclined.

Enjoy!
    

Related Links
· More about Miscellaneous News
· News by elatour


Most read story about Miscellaneous News
DiscreetFX Partners Makes an Urgent Appeal to the Amiga Community

Last news about Miscellaneous News
A1200 Metal Case Badges From Amiga Kit
Printer Friendly Page  Send this Story to a Friend

PosterThread
xeron 
Re: Bonus Commodore Chapter Now Available
Posted on 14-Jul-2006 16:21:08
#1 ]
Elite Member
Joined: 22-Jun-2003
Posts: 2440
From: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK, Europe, Earth, The Milky Way, The Universe

Cool... a really nice extra chapter.

If anyone STILL hasn't bought the book, the rest is just as interesting and well written


_________________
Playstation Network ID: xeron6

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
RickCB 
Re: Bonus Commodore Chapter Now Available
Posted on 14-Jul-2006 22:53:45
#2 ]
Regular Member
Joined: 10-Feb-2004
Posts: 166
From: Sussex, United Kingdom

Yes, this book's a fantastic read, and shows a real insight into the early years of home computing!


_________________
"Do or do not - there is no try."
AmigaOne XE G4 - 1GB RAM, UDMA133 200GB HDDx2, Sil
680 PCI, Radeon, Soundblaster Live . . .

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Slick 
Re: Bonus Commodore Chapter Now Available
Posted on 15-Jul-2006 11:35:31
#3 ]
Regular Member
Joined: 20-Dec-2003
Posts: 215
From: Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

An interesting chapter.

Not as good as some of the ones in the book... but well worth reading.

It's much more interesting after you've read the book though.

You start to understand where the Amiga engineers were coming from.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
amigakit 
Re: Bonus Commodore Chapter Now Available
Posted on 16-Jul-2006 11:30:41
#4 ]
Amiga Kit
Joined: 28-Jun-2004
Posts: 2343
From: www.amigakit.com

There is no need to miss out on this deal as we are running a bundle option deal at the moment.

If you buy the On the Edge Commodore Book from us, select bundle deal and you can buy the new Amiga Forever 2006 Premium Edition for 10% discounted price


_________________
Amiga Kit Amiga Store
Links: www.amigakit.com | New Products | X5000

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Stephen_Robinson 
Re: Bonus Commodore Chapter Now Available
Posted on 16-Jul-2006 17:31:40
#5 ]
Super Member
Joined: 29-Apr-2005
Posts: 1991
From: UK

I notice that on page 211 there is mention that the Uk production of the Vic 20 started in "Cornby", sigh...

Duh, I think they mean "Corby"

they should pulp the whole production run for that!


_________________
Rage quited 29th May 2011

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
[ home ][ about us ][ privacy ] [ forums ][ classifieds ] [ links ][ news archive ] [ link to us ][ user account ]
Copyright (C) 2000 - 2019 Amigaworld.net.
Amigaworld.net was originally founded by David Doyle